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  Words related to dependent

Related / Similar Words: dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out, qualified, subordinate, subject

 

Definition:
  • a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support);
  • addicted to a drug;
  • contingent on something else;
  • not independent; "dependent children";
  • of a clause; unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence";
  • being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince";

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    See Also: unfree

     

    Hyponyms: charge, minion

     

    Attributes: independence, independency

     

     
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